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Aug 27, 2010

The Washington Post : Today's Headlines & Columnists: August 27th., 2010




TODAY'S HIGHLIGHTS
Uneven Katrina recovery efforts often offered the most help to the most affluent
IN NEW ORLEANS The massive government effort to repair the damage from Hurricane Katrina is fostering a stark divide as the state governments in Louisiana and Mississippi structured the rebuilding programs in ways that often offered the most help to the most affluent residents.
(By Michael A. Fletcher, The Washington Post)

CIA making secret payments to members of Karzai administration
(By Greg Miller and Joshua Partlow, The Washington Post)

Jimmy Carter gains release of U.S. activist Aijalon Gomes who was detained in North Korea
(By Chico Harlan, The Washington Post)

Maybe it can be taught
In a city ambivalent about fashion, Web site recruits style mavens to connect with the masses
(By Robin Givhan, The Washington Post)

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NATION
Uneven Katrina recovery efforts often offered the most help to the most affluent
IN NEW ORLEANS The massive government effort to repair the damage from Hurricane Katrina is fostering a stark divide as the state governments in Louisiana and Mississippi structured the rebuilding programs in ways that often offered the most help to the most affluent residents.
(By Michael A. Fletcher, The Washington Post)

Immigration policies sparking tensions within ICE
Obama administration stances on detentions face internal resistance
(By Andrew Becker, The Washington Post)

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WORLD
Carter gains release of U.S. activist imprisoned by North Korea
TOKYO -- An American activist imprisoned since January in North Korea was released early Friday and permitted to return to the United States, following a rescue mission by former president Jimmy Carter.
(By Chico Harlan, The Washington Post)

Carter gains release of U.S. activist imprisoned by North Korea
(By Chico Harlan, The Washington Post)

CIA making secret payments to members of Karzai administration
(By Greg Miller and Joshua Partlow, The Washington Post)

Jimmy Carter gains release of U.S. activist Aijalon Gomes who was detained in North Korea
(By Chico Harlan, The Washington Post)

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METRO
Friendships that last mold Gray's life
When D.C. Council Chairman Vincent C. Gray decided to "take a civil rights stand" in 1963 by becoming the first African American to rush a fraternity at George Washington University, he visited more than a half-dozen fraternities to see if any of them wanted him.
(By Tim Craig, The Washington Post)

Competition for domestic fliers still tight among area airlines
(By Derek Kravitz, The Washington Post)

Local Digest
(The Washington Post)

Hostility across U.S. jars young Muslims
Mosque dispute, and others, has students worrying about alienation, radicalism among their own
(By Tara Bahrampour, The Washington Post)

D.C. seeks input on slug sites for ride-sharers
Instant carpoolers getting tickets Commuters are asked to weigh in on new pickup spots along 14th St.
(By Derek Kravitz, The Washington Post)

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BUSINESS
Credit card reform has companies treading lightly on campus
Credit card reform came too late for 20-year-old Tamaira Shaw.
(By Ylan Q. Mui, The Washington Post)

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SPORTS
Colts RB Addai suffers concussion against Packers
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Indianapolis Colts starting running back Joseph Addai sustained a concussion midway through the third quarter of Thursday night's exhibition game with the Green Bay Packers.
(AP)

Albert Pujols hits 400th career home run
(By JOSEPH WHITE, AP)

Jordan Zimmermann returns, Washington Nationals beat St. Louis Cardinals on Ian Desmond's single in 13th
(By Adam Kilgore, The Washington Post)

Bryce Harper could turn Washington Nationals' dreams to reality
(By Thomas Boswell, The Washington Post)

Redskins safeties Reed Doughty, Chris Horton have been through a lot together
(Barry Svrluga, The Washington Post)

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STYLE
RNC veteran orchestrates own outing
Marc Ambinder, the political junkie who writes for the Atlantic, says he suspected, like lots of insiders, that Ken Mehlman was gay .
(By Howard Kurtz, The Washington Post)

The Jung and the restless: A family memoir
(By Carolyn See, The Washington Post)

New 'Avatar': It's longer, but is it better?
(By Rafer Guzman, The Washington Post)

The result is in: Palin still holds sway in Alaska
(By Jason Horowitz, The Washington Post)

HIGHLIGHTS
(The Washington Post)

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LIVE DISCUSSIONS
The TV Column Live -- Emmy Awards Preview
Post TV columnist Lisa de Moraes takes your questions about the drama, comedy and heartbreak of the world of television -- both onscreen and behind-the-scenes.
(Lisa de Moraes, washingtonpost.com)

Real Wheels Live
(Warren Brown, washingtonpost.com)

The Live Fix with Chris Cillizza
(Chris Cillizza, washingtonpost.com)

Worst Week in Washington -- Chris Cillizza hosts a live video discussion
(Chris Cillizza, washingtonpost.com)

First Things First -- Tracee Hamilton on the latest sports news
(Tracee Hamilton, washingtonpost.com)

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The gulf's economic cleanup
WHEN BP HEEDED President Obama's urging, endowed a $20 billion fund to compensate victims of the gulf oil spill and said it would play no role in awarding the dollars, one aim was to remove controversy and politics from the process of determining who deserves cash, and how much. Instead, it seems,...
(The Washington Post)

Pension time bomb
The shadow hanging over GM's turnaround
(The Washington Post)

Race to the Top
It wasn't perfect, but it pushed school reform in the right direction.
(The Washington Post)

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